References of "2007"
     in
Bookmark and Share    
See detailOrganisations et changements en entreprises
Robert, Jocelyne ULg

Book published by Editions de l'Université de Liège (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 186 (35 ULg)
See detailQuestions choisies de droit de l'urbanisme et de l'environnement
Pâques, Michel ULg

Book published by Anthémis (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 64 (4 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailLe traitement biologique des maladies inflammatoires à médiation immune. Le cas de la dermatologie et de la rhumatologie
Von Frenckell, Christian ULg; Henno, Audrey ULg; de LA BRASSINNE, Michel ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2007), 62(Spec No), 55-62

The pathophysiology and the treatment of diseases with clinical presentation so different as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis vulgaris have been ... [more ▼]

The pathophysiology and the treatment of diseases with clinical presentation so different as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis vulgaris have been revolutionized by the discovery of common pro-inflammatory effector mechanisms involving TNF-alpha and by the use of targeted therapies, the anti-TNF-alpha antibodies. In the past 10 years, our experience has helped several hundreds of patients who were treated with novel drugs, years before they became routinely available. In parallel tools of metrology were developped that can now be applied to the routine patient. Lastly, clinical research on these new drugs has also generated derived research works allowing the university hospital to satisfactorilly fullfil its specific missions. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 295 (16 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailQuelques implications paléoclimatiques de l'observation de bois fossiles du Wealdien du bassin de Mons (Belgique) - Résultats préliminaires.
Gerards, Thomas ULg; Yans, Johan; Gerrienne, Philippe ULg

in Carnets de Géologie = Notebooks on Geology (2007), 2007(01), 29-34

Detailed reference viewed: 31 (6 ULg)
See detailVirologie clinique des ruminants, 2ème édition
Thiry, Etienne ULg

Book published by Editions du Point Vétérinaire (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 61 (6 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailNHC-Ru complexes- Friendly catalytic tools for manifold chemical transformations
Dragutan, Valerian; Dragutan, Ileana; Delaude, Lionel ULg et al

in Coordination Chemistry Reviews (2007), 251(5-6), 765-794

N-Heterocyclic carbenes are now commonly encountered in organometallic and inorganic coordination chemistry. The increasing attention they enjoy is due to their ability to act as ancillary ligands in a ... [more ▼]

N-Heterocyclic carbenes are now commonly encountered in organometallic and inorganic coordination chemistry. The increasing attention they enjoy is due to their ability to act as ancillary ligands in a growing number of transition metal catalysts or even to play the role of nucleophilic reagents and catalysts in diverse organic transformations. As a fine addition to the NHC-Ru-alkylidenes, popular for their tremendous success in metathesis chemistry, an array of robust and stable Ru-NHCs has proven their utility in non-metathetical reactions. The present review surveys different classes of Ru-NHCs and their applications as efficient catalysts (or precatalysts) in several types of fundamental organic processes e.g. hydrogenation, hydrogen transfer, isomerization, cycloisomerization, cyclopropanation, hydrosilylation, allylation and deallylation, enol-ester synthesis, heterocycle synthesis, C-C alkyne coupling, Kharasch addition and ATRP. A special section is devoted to tandem processes some of which include concurrent or sequential metathesis steps. Relevant mechanistic and stereochemical aspects related to NHC-Ru catalysis will be highlighted. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 65 (4 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailIntermittent bisphosphonate therapy in postmenopausal osteoporosis - Progress to date
Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg; Malaise, Olivier ULg; Neuprez, A. et al

in Drugs & Aging (2007), 24(5), 351-359

Bisphosphonates are the most widely prescribed drugs in osteoporosis today. They have unequivocally shown their ability to reduce fracture rate at the spine (alendronic acid, risedronic acid, ibandronic ... [more ▼]

Bisphosphonates are the most widely prescribed drugs in osteoporosis today. They have unequivocally shown their ability to reduce fracture rate at the spine (alendronic acid, risedronic acid, ibandronic acid) and at the hip (alendronic acid and risedronic acid). However, their dosage and administration procedures and the adverse reactions induced by their oral intake are responsible for low adherence. Therefore, intermittent regimens have been developed. Weekly alendronic acid and risedronic acid provide similar benefits, in terms of bone mineral density (BMD) and changes in biochemical markers, as those seen with their daily formulations. Ibandronic acid has been shown to reduce vertebral fractures when given intermittently. Ibandronic acid given orally monthly and intravenously every 2 or 3 months provides increases in BMD similar to the daily formulation. Yearly intravenous infusions of zoledronic acid are currently being evaluated for their ability to reduce fractures. If the efficacy and safety of bisphosphonates given at administration intervals longer than weekly are confirmed, this might significantly improve patient adherence and long-term outcomes of bisphosphonate treatment in postmenopausal osteoporosis. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 52 (13 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailL'art de choisir: une question de style
Pâques, Michel ULg

in Annales de Droit de Louvain (2007), (4), 351-354

teaching of law, choice of topics to be taught, how to present them, academic freedom

Detailed reference viewed: 58 (6 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailNationalism, reconciliation, and the cultural genealogy of magic in Richard Flanagan's 'Death of a River Guide'
Delrez, Marc ULg

in Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2007), 42(1), 117-129

This article offers an attempt to redeem Death of a River Guide, the first novel by Richard Flanagan, from readings which see it mainly as an instance of appropriation of Aboriginal culture and ... [more ▼]

This article offers an attempt to redeem Death of a River Guide, the first novel by Richard Flanagan, from readings which see it mainly as an instance of appropriation of Aboriginal culture and spirituality on the part of a white settler writer living in Australia. Indeed, next to its gesturing towards a sense of indigenous belonging in Tasmania, the book displays its affiliation with a more European cultural inheritance, notably through the reference to the work of Italo Svevo and through the inclusion of a rival sense of spirituality, Christian in inspiration. In all, the book's magic realism then incorporates distinct constituents, in a way which points to the critical necessity of subjecting fiction's magic moments to the kind of analysis that will reveal their specific cultural genealogy. Such critical practice would preserve magic realism, as a world-wide literary category, from being used in any levelling, dehistoricized, apolitical manner; and moreover, in the case of Flanagan, it points to an important discursive dialogism which provides an adequate response to the sense of divided epistemology that has characterized Australian literary culture since the Reconciliation. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 82 (11 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCannabinoid-1 receptor antagonists in type-2 diabetes.
Scheen, André ULg

in Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism (2007), 21(4), 535-53

Type-2 diabetes is closely related to abdominal obesity and is generally associated with other cardiometabolic risk factors, resulting in a risk of major cardiovascular disease. Several animal and human ... [more ▼]

Type-2 diabetes is closely related to abdominal obesity and is generally associated with other cardiometabolic risk factors, resulting in a risk of major cardiovascular disease. Several animal and human observations suggest that the endocannabinoid system is over-active in the presence of abdominal obesity and/or diabetes. Both central and peripheral endocannabinoid actions, via the activation of CB1 receptors, promote weight gain and associated metabolic changes. Rimonabant, the first selective CB(1) receptor blocker in clinical use, has been shown to reduce body weight, waist circumference, triglycerides, blood pressure, insulin resistance index and C-reactive protein levels, and to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and adiponectin concentrations in both non-diabetic and diabetic overweight/obese patients. In addition, a 0.5-0.7% reduction in HbA1c levels was observed in metformin- or sulphonylurea-treated patients with type-2 diabetes and in drug-naive diabetic patients. Almost half of the metabolic changes, including HbA1c reduction, could not be explained by weight loss, suggesting that there are direct peripheral effects. Rimonabant was generally well-tolerated, and the safety profile was similar in diabetic and non-diabetic patients, with a higher incidence of depressed mood disorders, nausea and dizziness. In conclusion, the potential role of rimonabant in overweight/obese patients with type-2 diabetes and at high risk of cardiovascular disease deserves much consideration. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 34 (2 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailDéni de justice et répétibilité des honoraires
Dessard, Damien ULg

in Revue de Jurisprudence de Liège, Mons et Bruxelles (2007), 20

Detailed reference viewed: 54 (3 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailValidation of micro-CT: experimental protocol for porous structures
Kerckhofs, Greet ULg; Schrooten, Jan; Van Cleynenbreugel, Tim et al

in Abstract book SkyScan User Meeting 2007 (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 16 (5 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailGlucosamine and chondroitin sulfate as therapeutic agents for knee and hip Osteoarthritis
Bruyère, Olivier ULg; Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg

in Drugs & Aging (2007), 24(7), 573-580

Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, is a public health problem throughout the world. Several entities have been carefully investigated for the symptomatic and structural management of ... [more ▼]

Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, is a public health problem throughout the world. Several entities have been carefully investigated for the symptomatic and structural management of OA. This review evaluates published studies of the effect of glucosamine salts and chondroitin sulfate preparations on the progression of knee or hip OA. Despite multiple double-blind, controlled clinical trials of the use of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate in OA, controversy regarding the efficacy of these agents with respect to symptomatic improvement remains. Several potential confounders, including placebo response, use of prescription medicines versus over-the-counter pills or food supplements, or use of glucosamine sulfate versus glucosamine hydrochloride, may have relevance when attempting to interpret the seemingly contradictory results of different clinical trials. The National Institutes of Health-sponsored GAIT (Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial) compared placebo, glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate, a combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate and celecoxib in a parallel, blinded 6-month multicentre study of patients with knee OA. This trial showed that glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate alone or in combination did not reduce pain effectively in the overall group of patients with OA of the knee. However, exploratory analyses suggest that the combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate may be effective in the subgroup of patients with moderate-to-severe knee pain. For decades, the traditional pharmacological management of OA has been mainly symptomatic. However, in recent years, several randomised controlled studies have assessed the structure-modifying effect of glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate using plain radiography to measure joint space narrowing over years. There is some evidence to suggest a structure-modifying effect of glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate. On the basis of the results of recent randomised controlled trials and meta-analyses, we can conclude that glucosamine sulfate (but not glucosamine hydrochloride) and chondroitin sulfate have small-to-moderate symptomatic efficacy in OA, although this is still debated. With respect to the structure-modifying effect, there is compelling evidence that glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate may interfere with progression of OA. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 219 (14 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailSort du rapport d'expertise en cas d'excès de mission par l'expert
Dessard, Damien ULg

in Chronique de droit à l'usage des juges de paix et de police (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 43 (0 ULg)
Full Text
See detailPhylogenomics: how far back in the past can we go?
Brinkmann, Henner; Baurain, Denis ULg; Philippe, Hervé

in Pudritz, Ralph; Higgs, Paul; Stone, Jonathan (Eds.) Planetary Systems and the Origins of Life (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 20 (3 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailSuperconducting microrings as magnetic pinning centers
Gillijns, W.; Silhanek, Alejandro ULg; Moshchalkov, V. V.

in Applied Physics Letters (2007), 91(20),

The nucleation of the superconducting condensate in an Al film deposited on top of a periodic array of microsized Pb rings is investigated using transport measurements. We demonstrate that these Pb rings ... [more ▼]

The nucleation of the superconducting condensate in an Al film deposited on top of a periodic array of microsized Pb rings is investigated using transport measurements. We demonstrate that these Pb rings form tunable pinning sites which can be switched at will to repel or attract vortices in the Al film, depending on their magnetic history. After zero field cooling, a repulsive interaction between the rings and the vortices is observed, while after field cooling, the interaction becomes attractive. The flexibility of such current-induced pinning centers can lead to an enhanced control over the vortex motion. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 11 (0 ULg)
See detailEtude de la fonction thymique après greffe de cellules souches hématopoïétiques
Hannon, Muriel ULg

Master's dissertation (2007)

Detailed reference viewed: 27 (5 ULg)